Ambassador Susan Page

Ambassador Susan Page is passionate about education, critical thinking, learning, and mentoring. She speaks as a guest lecturer at universities and organizations in the U.S. and overseas. She has lead through strategic vision and direction and excellent communication skills. She demonstrates strong financial management, is an astute manager of persons from diverse backgrounds and nationalities, and a strong relationship builder who achieves strategic results. Ambassador Page seeks consensus through team work and is a mediator of conflicts, large and small. She has deep expertise in international relations, particularly in Africa, excellent French language skills, and the political, legal and analytical acumen of a Harvard-trained lawyer– her first career. Through her senior level roles as Assistant Secretary General/Special Adviser on Rule of Law, Global Focal Point Review Implementation, Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) to the United Nations Mission for Justice Support to Haiti (MINUJUSTH), first U.S. Ambassador to newly independent South Sudan, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires to the African Union, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, key adviser to the peace process that resolved Africa’s longest-running civil war through international mediation, head of rule of law programs for the UN, and a foreign service regional legal advisor and political officer in East, Central, and Southern Africa, she has demonstrated repeatedly the ability to lead people and manage complex, broad-based programs.